Lauren Merola

Matt Dunn: The alpha of the Whipsnakes defense

Matt Dunn: The alpha of the Whipsnakes defense By Lauren Merola | Sep 17, 2021 Tweet In Matt Dunn’s collection of Spotify albums sit his originally crafted ‘Chill’ and ’More Chill’ playlists. Back on the first day of quarantine at the 2020 Premier Lacrosse League Champions Series bubble, Dunn and his hotel roommate Michael Ehrhardt […]

Zed leads Whips over Waterdogs, 14-10

Zed leads Whips over Waterdogs, 14-10 By Lauren Merola | Sep 6, 2021 Tweet The Whipsnakes return to the championship stage after ousting the Waterdogs 14-10 in a back and forth semifinal battle in Philadelphia. Zed Williams led the way with five goals, Jay Carlson added three and Brad Smith two. Matt Rambo had one […]

Semifinals: Whipsnakes-Waterdogs Preview

Semifinals: Whipsnakes-Waterdogs Preview By Lauren Merola | Sep 3, 2021 Tweet Welcome to Week 10. It’s the Whipsnakes. It’s the Waterdogs. It’s the semifinals. Quarterfinal Review In case you missed it, the Whipsnakes and Redwoods showed out, again. These two teams have battled to the final minute in each of their three postseason matchups.  In […]

Fully Tucked: Jake Carraway’s Journey to the PLL

For 150-something days of the offseason during his sophomore year at St. Mary’s High School, Jake Carraway spent 100-balls a day shooting. “He was always posting it on his Snapchat story,” Carraway’s high school teammate and Redwoods goalie Tim Troutner said. “Every day he was shooting. Rain or shine, I’m not kidding, I watched him go probably over 150 days in a row.”

Redwoods-Chaos Preview

Redwoods-Chaos Preview By Lauren Merola | Aug 14, 2021 Tweet The Redwoods and Chaos each suit up for their second game of the weekend with the playoffs on the horizon. Both have clinched a postseason berth and look to move up in the standings. In their all-time meetings, Chaos leads Redwoods 3-2. This season, Chaos […]

Waterdogs clinch playoff berth with dominant second-half performance

Waterdogs clinch playoff berth with dominant second-half performance By Lauren Merola | Aug 2, 2021 Tweet Kieran McArdle and Ethan Walker had four points apiece to lift the Waterdogs 11-6 over the Whipsnakes Sunday in Colorado Springs. McArdle got his hands free off a two-man game with Zach Currier and ripped a two-pointer to give […]

Waterdogs-Whipsnakes Preview

Waterdogs-Whipsnakes Preview By Lauren Merola | Jul 31, 2021 Tweet It’s Week 7, and for the first time ever, the Waterdogs and the Whipsnakes will battle it out. Both need the W for a chance at the top seed and a first-round bye. The Waterdogs sit in second at 4-3 and the Whipsnakes in fourth […]

Waterdogs move into second place after 12-6 win over Chrome

Waterdogs move into second place after 12-6 win over Chrome By Lauren Merola | Jul 12, 2021 Tweet Mikie Schlosser led the Waterdogs with three goals to edge out Chrome 12-6 Sunday in Minneapolis. With their second win on the weekend, the Waterdogs jump from fifth place to second. All four Waterdog wins have come […]